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I am very scared of the outcome of the 2023 elections – Jega — Daily Nigerian

Prof Atahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says he has a lot of fears about the outcome of the 2023 general election. Mr. Jega said this during a symposium in honor of Professor Adele Jinadu, senior researcher of the Center for the Development of Democracy, CDD, on the occasion of […]

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Nigeria

AEDC again disconnects power to Nigerian government and ministries over N1.3 billion debt – Daily Nigerian

Abuja’s electricity distribution company, AEDC, has disconnected the electricity supply to the Niger State government headquarters, its ministries and parastatal agencies for unpaid electricity bills of 1.3 billion naira. AEDC legal officer Aminu Ubandoma told the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna on Thursday that the company had no choice but to disconnect the supply […]

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Nigeria

Anambra concludes teacher recruitment – Daily News Reporters

Another story has been made in Anambra State, as five thousand newly recruited teachers are given nomination papers to take up a job in the public school system.Following the shortage of teachers in schools inherited by the current administration upon taking office, the Governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo immediately approved the recruitment of the five thousand […]

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Zambia

Sovereignty Account – Daily Nation

By Darlington Chiluba Information technology is not an indisputable fact that the society of states depends in part on hierarchies that ultimately and primarily relate to power. At the state level, power is the consolidation of the economic, political and social forces that a single country can control so that it can claim sovereignty over […]

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Nigeria

ADP expels Koguna for challenging Shaaban — Daily Nigerian

The Democratic Action Party, ADP, expelled Nasiru Koguna, its former candidate for governor of Kano for contesting his replacement by Shaaban Sharada. Mr Koguna was first elected as the party’s gubernatorial candidate in the state before allegedly stepping down for Mr Shaaban. In a letter to Koguna signed by ADP national secretary Victor Fingesi, the […]

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Nigeria

CPS Commissioner Najatu Mohammed Seeks Prosecution of Aisha Buhari for Beating Student and Former Assistant – Daily Nigerian

A Commissioner of the Police Service Commission, PSC, Najatu Mohammed, has called for the prosecution of First Lady Aisha Buhari for beating and ordering the detention of a final year student of Federal Dutse University, Aminu Mohammed, as well as his former social media assistant, Zainab Kazeem. Mr Mohammed was arrested by plainclothes police and […]

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Nigeria

UniCal ASUU holds protest against unpaid wages — Daily Nigerian

The University Academic Staff Union, ASUU, branch of the University of Calabar, staged a peaceful protest to demand payment of his eight months salary arrears to the federal government. UNICAL union president Dr John Edor, who led other members at Wednesday’s protest in Calabar, said union members owed eight months back wages from March to […]

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Nigeria

FEC approves mother tongue to teach primary students — Daily Nigerian

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved a National Language Policy for use in all primary schools nationwide. Education Minister Adamu Adamu told State House correspondents after the Council meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja. He said: “A national policy note has been approved by the council. So, Nigeria now has […]

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Nigeria

Kano government suspends ban on tricycles after public outrage — Daily Nigerian

The Kano state government has suspended a ban on commercial tricycles on some major roads in the city. The ban, which took effect on Wednesday, drew widespread condemnation from commuters in the state. But at a press conference on Wednesday evening, the general manager of the Kano Road Transport Agency, KAROTA, Baffa Dan’agundi, said the […]

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Nigeria

Senate approves N607.9 billion as 2022 budget for FCT — Daily Nigerian

The Senate passed the N607.9 billion Federal Capital Territory, FCT Appropriation Bill 2022 on Wednesday. This follows the adoption of the Harmonized Report of the Senate Committee and the House of Representatives on the FCT in plenary session. Introducing the bill, the chairman of the committee, Senator Smart Adeyemi, said the budget stood at N607,952,023,580. […]

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Nigeria

Solomon Dalung Accuses First Lady of Assaulting Student, Asks IGP to Invite Her in for Questioning — Daily Nigerian

A former youth and sports minister, Solomon Dalung, has lambasted the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, for the arrest and torture of a final year student of Federal Dutse University, Aminu Mohammed. DAILY NIGERIAN reports that Mr Mohammed was secretly taken away by plainclothes security guards on the orders of Ms Buhari in a Twitter post. […]

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Nigeria

Burna Boy emerges as 10th most streamed male artist of 2022 — Daily Nigerian

Grammy-winning singer Burna Boy is among the top 10 most streamed male artists in Nigeria, Spotify, an online streaming platform, has announced. Victor Okpala, Spotify’s Artist and Label Partnerships Manager, West Africa, announced in a statement on Wednesday. Okpala said it was observed by Spotify and released as “Wrapped”. Other artists listed in the top […]

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Nigeria

Kano donates 50 taxis to tricycle operators — Daily Nigerian

The Kano state government on Wednesday donated 50 Toyota Corolla sedans to commercial tricycle operators for the metropolis’ public transport system. It came less than 24 hours after the government announced the restriction of tricycle operations on certain highways and business districts, before later withdrawing the decision. Speaking to reporters at the signing of the […]

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